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31st Jan '16 8:18:50 PM henry42
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* In ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' Aylee[[spoiler:'s evil clone]] gets one of these after she goes through her corporate executive transformation. She attacks the gang's Halloween party and leaves all the guests unconscious outside and taunts Riff with the knowledge that she can kill him and everyone he knows ''so easily''.

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* In ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' Aylee[[spoiler:'s ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'':
** Aylee [[spoiler:(actually her
evil clone]] clone)]] gets one of these after she goes through her corporate executive transformation. She attacks the gang's Halloween party and leaves all the guests unconscious outside and taunts Riff with the knowledge that she can kill him and everyone he knows ''so easily''.
6th Oct '15 10:59:47 PM SmartGirl333
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* [[Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} Vriska Serket]] has [[{{Catchphrase}} kicked all the dogs. All of them.]] And has even shot a couple, though she got shot back for at least one of those dogs.

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* [[Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} In Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}, Vriska Serket]] Serket has [[{{Catchphrase}} kicked all the dogs. All of them.]] And has even shot a couple, though she got shot back for at least one of those dogs.
25th Feb '15 11:34:47 AM TheUnsquished
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* [[http://www.vanvonhunter.com/vvh232.html A hilarious literal example]], from the {{webcomic}} ''VanVonHunter''.

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* [[http://www.vanvonhunter.com/vvh232.html A hilarious literal example]], from the {{webcomic}} ''VanVonHunter''.''Webcomic/VanVonHunter''.



* At the end of a ''PennyAndAggie'' storyline, Charisma rants to her illegitimate son's face that he exists to ruin her life, after a series of events he had no control over, in front of her boyfriend. Needless to say, he leaves her soon after.

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* At the end of a ''PennyAndAggie'' ''Webcomic/PennyAndAggie'' storyline, Charisma rants to her illegitimate son's face that he exists to ruin her life, after a series of events he had no control over, in front of her boyfriend. Needless to say, he leaves her soon after.



* In ''AwkwardZombie'', the AuthorAvatar [[http://www.awkwardzombie.com/comic1-090108.php does this literally]].

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* In ''AwkwardZombie'', ''Webcomic/AwkwardZombie'', the AuthorAvatar [[http://www.awkwardzombie.com/comic1-090108.php does this literally]].



* Very literal instance in ''GeneralProtectionFault'', in [[http://www.gpf-comics.com/archive.php?d=19990101 one of Trudy's earliest appearances]], complete with [[GigglingVillain giggle]]. This turns out to be one of her ''nicer'' traits as the strip progresses.
* ''QuestionableContent''. [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1307 Sven.]] Not funny, Jeph. Not funny.

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* Very literal instance in ''GeneralProtectionFault'', ''Webcomic/GeneralProtectionFault'', in [[http://www.gpf-comics.com/archive.php?d=19990101 one of Trudy's earliest appearances]], complete with [[GigglingVillain giggle]]. This turns out to be one of her ''nicer'' traits as the strip progresses.
* ''QuestionableContent''.''Webcomic/QuestionableContent''. [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=1307 Sven.]] Not funny, Jeph. Not funny.



* MinionsAtWork. [[http://www.minionsatwork.com/2009/03/minions-153-freshly-cribbed.html Well, I don't feel really good about who we stole the candy from but you have to admit... it was easy]].
* Misty Snow from {{Shadowgirls}}. She was racist at the age of 5, and when she grew up, she became a teenage [[AlphaBitch Queen]] of {{Jerkass}}. Her biggest feat in kicking a dog? She [[spoiler: made Lin betray her best friend Becka for popularity, and led her in a trap, but instead of embarrassing her in public, like Lin thought it would end, Becka almost gets ''raped'' by three guys. And Misty was meanwhile playing with Lin's guilt, and thinking about it made FateWorseThanDeath even worse.]]

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* MinionsAtWork.''Webcomic/MinionsAtWork''. [[http://www.minionsatwork.com/2009/03/minions-153-freshly-cribbed.html Well, I don't feel really good about who we stole the candy from but you have to admit... it was easy]].
* Misty Snow from {{Shadowgirls}}.''Webcomic/{{Shadowgirls}}''. She was racist at the age of 5, and when she grew up, she became a teenage [[AlphaBitch Queen]] of {{Jerkass}}. Her biggest feat in kicking a dog? She [[spoiler: made Lin betray her best friend Becka for popularity, and led her in a trap, but instead of embarrassing her in public, like Lin thought it would end, Becka almost gets ''raped'' by three guys. And Misty was meanwhile playing with Lin's guilt, and thinking about it made FateWorseThanDeath even worse.]]



* Several times in ''SlightlyDamned'':

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* Several times in ''SlightlyDamned'':''Webcomic/SlightlyDamned'':



* Mr. Bignose from TragicDeaths does this quite literally.
* For the first part of {{RPG World}} Galgarion comes across as a [[LaughablyEvil comical]] somewhat [[IneffectualSympatheticVillain harmless]] villain. But as CerebusSyndrome set in, Galgy got several suprisingly evil moments, including his [[http://rpgworldcomic.com/d/20020619.html attack on the Mubble village]], the [[http://rpgworldcomic.com/d/20030212.html slaughter of a turncoat henchman's family]] and finally [[spoiler: [[http://rpgworldcomic.com/d/20030824.html murdering Reka.]]]] Some or all of these might count as crossing the MoralEventHorizon as well.
* Nemen Yi, the Chosen of Battles in KeychainOfCreation. When she first shows up, her moral status is indeterminate: sure, she's trying to sequester the group's precious artifact, but it had just been stolen by the villains for world-ending purposes. Then, after one of the team gets it back, the Chosen of Battles looks like she's ready to throw down on the group -- until Marena points out that that [[http://keychain.patternspider.net/archive/koc0238.html would be illegal]]. Fortunately, the conundrum of whether we're supposed to sympathize with Nemen Yi or not is solved in the very [[http://keychain.patternspider.net/archive/koc0239.html very next strip]], as she immediately chooses to try and steal the artifact and bait the rest of the group into attacking her first (so she can "defend" herself) by attempting to behead Secret, on the legal technicality that even though she is a defector from team evil and working for the protagonists, she's still an Abyssal {{Exalted}}. Going straight for TheWoobie's neck just to get around a bureaucratic roadblock in your path is what we call "a signal".
* [[http://leasticoulddo.com/comic/20091128 This]] strip of [[LeastICouldDo LICD]] has a literal example.

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* Mr. Bignose from TragicDeaths ''Webcomic/TragicDeaths'' does this quite literally.
* For the first part of {{RPG World}} ''Webcomic/RPGWorld'' Galgarion comes across as a [[LaughablyEvil comical]] somewhat [[IneffectualSympatheticVillain harmless]] villain. But as CerebusSyndrome set in, Galgy got several suprisingly surprisingly evil moments, including his [[http://rpgworldcomic.com/d/20020619.html attack on the Mubble village]], the [[http://rpgworldcomic.com/d/20030212.html slaughter of a turncoat henchman's family]] and finally [[spoiler: [[http://rpgworldcomic.com/d/20030824.html murdering Reka.]]]] Some or all of these might count as crossing the MoralEventHorizon as well.
* Nemen Yi, the Chosen of Battles in KeychainOfCreation.''Webcomic/KeychainOfCreation''. When she first shows up, her moral status is indeterminate: sure, she's trying to sequester the group's precious artifact, but it had just been stolen by the villains for world-ending purposes. Then, after one of the team gets it back, the Chosen of Battles looks like she's ready to throw down on the group -- until Marena points out that that [[http://keychain.patternspider.net/archive/koc0238.html would be illegal]]. Fortunately, the conundrum of whether we're supposed to sympathize with Nemen Yi or not is solved in the very [[http://keychain.patternspider.net/archive/koc0239.html very next strip]], as she immediately chooses to try and steal the artifact and bait the rest of the group into attacking her first (so she can "defend" herself) by attempting to behead Secret, on the legal technicality that even though she is a defector from team evil and working for the protagonists, she's still an Abyssal {{Exalted}}. Going straight for TheWoobie's neck just to get around a bureaucratic roadblock in your path is what we call "a signal".
* [[http://leasticoulddo.com/comic/20091128 This]] strip of [[LeastICouldDo LICD]] ''[[Webcomic/LeastICouldDo LICD]]'' has a literal example.



* And, of course, SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal gives us a [[http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=249#comic literal example]].
* TheDreamlandChronicles: They told to keep out of trouble, so [[http://www.thedreamlandchronicles.com/the-dreamland-chronicles/chapter-04/page-256/ the guard abuses]] [[ChildrenAreInnocent children]] before them.
* More or less literally happens in TheQMan when Talbot remotely performs a command override [[http://whoistheqman.com/archives/2011/01/10/358 during the Q Man's first mission]].
* [[HeroicComedicSociopath Richard the Warlock]] of LookingForGroup does this on a regular basis, usually for comic effect.

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* And, of course, SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal ''Webcomic/SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal'' gives us a [[http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=249#comic literal example]].
* TheDreamlandChronicles: ''Webcomic/TheDreamlandChronicles'': They told to keep out of trouble, so [[http://www.thedreamlandchronicles.com/the-dreamland-chronicles/chapter-04/page-256/ the guard abuses]] [[ChildrenAreInnocent children]] before them.
* More or less literally happens in TheQMan ''Webcomic/TheQMan'' when Talbot remotely performs a command override [[http://whoistheqman.com/archives/2011/01/10/358 during the Q Man's first mission]].
* [[HeroicComedicSociopath Richard the Warlock]] of LookingForGroup ''Webcomic/LookingForGroup'' does this on a regular basis, usually for comic effect.



* ButImACatPerson takes this from the dog's point of view. The kicker's identity is still a mystery, but the aftermath inspires the heroes (at least, one of them) to commit to being on the dog's side.
* Seymour, the KnightTemplar vampire hunter from {{Nosfera}} does this when he kills some monsters after they had ALREADY SURRENDERED.
* SquidRow [[http://squidrowcomics.com/?p=1216 I must be off to kick puppies!]]

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* ButImACatPerson ''Webcomic/ButImACatPerson'' takes this from the dog's point of view. The kicker's identity is still a mystery, but the aftermath inspires the heroes (at least, one of them) to commit to being on the dog's side.
* Seymour, the KnightTemplar vampire hunter from {{Nosfera}} ''Webcomic/{{Nosfera}}'' does this when he kills some monsters after they had ALREADY SURRENDERED.
* SquidRow ''Webcomic/SquidRow'' [[http://squidrowcomics.com/?p=1216 I must be off to kick puppies!]]



* In ''CaptainSNES'', Mother Brain (a HarmlessVillain in the show the comic is based on) takes it half-literally by smacking Captain N's dog Duke into a pit filled with [[{{Phlebotinum}} Omega Energy]] just to spite the Captain. This upsets not only her enemies, but also her henchman, King Hippo.
* In ''{{Endstone}}'', [[http://endstone.net/comic/issue-3-webpage-39/ Bolo literally smacks the dog, Gog, in the head with a chicken bone.]]
* In ''OurLittleAdventure'', Peganone, Eva and Randi were attacked by [[BigBad Angelo.]] Not only they [[CurbstompBattle lost the fight]], but Angelo ended up magically forcing the Paladin Eva to slay her own horse. The dramatic effect of this was lessened by her horse easily being able to outrun her, and Angelo getting bored and calling it off. It was still very cruel and unnecessary.
* In ''{{Sinfest}}'', [[http://www.sinfest.net/archive_page.php?comicID=2817 Satan assures Slick that the spray was labortory tested on orphans.]]

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* In ''CaptainSNES'', ''Webcomic/CaptainSNES'', Mother Brain (a HarmlessVillain in the show the comic is based on) takes it half-literally by smacking Captain N's dog Duke into a pit filled with [[{{Phlebotinum}} Omega Energy]] just to spite the Captain. This upsets not only her enemies, but also her henchman, King Hippo.
* In ''{{Endstone}}'', ''Webcomic/{{Endstone}}'', [[http://endstone.net/comic/issue-3-webpage-39/ Bolo literally smacks the dog, Gog, in the head with a chicken bone.]]
* In ''OurLittleAdventure'', ''Webcomic/OurLittleAdventure'', Peganone, Eva and Randi were attacked by [[BigBad Angelo.]] Not only they [[CurbstompBattle lost the fight]], but Angelo ended up magically forcing the Paladin Eva to slay her own horse. The dramatic effect of this was lessened by her horse easily being able to outrun her, and Angelo getting bored and calling it off. It was still very cruel and unnecessary.
* In ''{{Sinfest}}'', ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', [[http://www.sinfest.net/archive_page.php?comicID=2817 Satan assures Slick that the spray was labortory tested on orphans.]]
12th Nov '14 6:54:04 AM JapaneseTeeth
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** Caliborn takes great glee in doing this whenever he can. It's extremely rare that he so much as interacts with ''anyone'' without insulting or physically injuring them in some way, often just for the hell of it.
19th Jul '14 6:38:30 PM WillBGood
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** In the Act 6 Act 3 intermission flash, Cronus acts pretty creepily to Meenah, but his really earns his status as a {{Jerkass}} when he goes off on an abusive rant to Mituna for something that very clearly wasn't his fault.
13th Apr '14 9:23:09 AM TheDarkFather
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* Ludwig Von Koopa in ''WebAnimation/ADayWithBowserJr''. He freaking punches a defensless kid who tries to save Bowser Jr from his death!
9th Mar '14 1:34:29 AM lalalei2001
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* In ''Webcomic/DistortionNuzlocke'', Blue kills Johnny's pet rat under his foot.
11th Jan '14 3:58:29 PM Leliel
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** Vaarsuvius is on the receiving end of a kick when [[spoiler:[[TheImp Qarr]], for no apparent reason, decides that what V needed was to have salt rubbed in the wound of realizing how many people casting Familicide hurt. There was literally no reason for him to do that, especially given how Qarr was there to convince V that it wasn't zir fault and push him/her further into evil, and Qarr kind of ruined that scheme when he was indulging in diabolic mocking.]]
3rd Sep '13 11:49:35 PM VVK
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* [[AristocratsAreEvil Kubota]] from ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' has kicked several puppies. He not only orders his men to kill a pregnant woman ([[ActionMom which doesn't work that well, but still...]]), he seals the deal by [[spoiler:poisoning and killing his assistant Therkla, just so he can make an effective escape]]. This last act might even put Kubota [[MoralEventHorizon into even worse territory.]]

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* ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''
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[[AristocratsAreEvil Kubota]] from ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' has kicked several puppies. He not only orders his men to kill a pregnant woman ([[ActionMom which doesn't work that well, but still...]]), he seals the deal by [[spoiler:poisoning and killing his assistant Therkla, just so he can make an effective escape]]. This last act might even put Kubota [[MoralEventHorizon into even worse territory.]]



** Tarquin. We know his political moves are evil, but in case the audience would feel it justified, he quickly shows that he is ''still'' evil. Even Elan [[OhCrap realizes this]]. [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0759.html Look.]]

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** Tarquin. We know his political moves are evil, but in case the audience would feel it justified, he quickly shows that he is ''still'' evil. Even Elan [[OhCrap realizes this]]. [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0759.html Look.]]this]] when it's practically spelled out in giant flaming letters made of escaped slaves. Later, Elan sarcastically mentions the trope to him, but...
--> '''Tarquin''': "There is one more thing, Elan -- then you may begin your long walk across the desert, if that's your decision."
--> '''Elan''': "What, do you have a bunny you need to punch in front of me or something?"
--> '''Tarquin''': "No, I'm talking about your dismal combat performance back in the pyramid." ''to his aide'' "Though make a note of the bunny thing for next time, that's good stuff."
29th Aug '13 1:15:48 AM VPhantom
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* CyanideandHappiness uses this, taken as literally as possible, as the entire punchline, and stinger, for their latest short.

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* CyanideandHappiness ''Webcomic/CyanideAndHappiness'' uses this, taken as literally as possible, as the entire punchline, and stinger, for in one of their latest short.animated shorts.
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